Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Middle and high school students can vote in mock electionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Inside Bay Area

    This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools.

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  2. Risk of West Nile Virus Continues in Contra Costa County as More...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ClayCord.com

    ... Manager Deborah Bass. Birds are the reservoir for West Nile virus. The two species of mosquitoes in Contra Costa County capable of transmitting the virus prefer to feed on birds; however, people can become infected when a mosquito bites an infected ...

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  3. 5 Dead Birds, 2 Chickens, 4 Mosquito Groups Test Positive For West Nile in CountyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Patch.com

    ... (925) 771-6195 and to report dead birds to the state hotline at 1-877-968-2473. Since 2005, 47 people in Contra Costa County have been diagnosed with West Nile Virus, and two people died from the disease in 2006, according to the district. ...

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  4. Louisiana Man dies from West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WWL-TV New Orleans

    ... breed months ahead of the normal breeding season. Several groups of mosquitos found in a marsh near the Contra Costa County town of Martinez have tested positive for the West Nile Virus prompting county officials to do more testing and releasing ...

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  5. Heat Wave Takes Hold of the Bay AreaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | SF Appeal

    It's heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.

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  6. 'World Breastfeeding Week' Events Planned In Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    ... risks of ovarian and breast cancer. Saturday, Aug. 2 (Antioch) Moms and families are welcome at the Contra Costa County Community Baby Shower, focused on fighting health disparities affecting African-Americans, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grace Bible ...

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  7. Concord does about face, scales back parking fine hikesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Contra Costa Times

    A month after raising several local parking fines to match the highest in the Contra Costa County, city leaders reversed their decision and instead have now endorsed only modest increases.

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  8. Friday Will Be the Hottest Day of the WeekRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    It's heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.

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  9. Forecasters Predict Sizzling Temps in East Bay for Friday, Cooling by WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    It's heating up in the Bay Area and the hottest day this week will be Friday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.

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  10. East Bay Heating Up with Triple-Digit Temps Expected in Claycord on FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | ClayCord.com

    ... is pushing out any cloud cover and heating up the region, with many parts of the East Bay, including Contra Costa County, reaching triple-digit temperatures Friday, according to forecaster Bob Benjamin. In the East Bay, temperatures will soar to the ...

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  11. Home-Modification Program Dramatically Cuts 911 'Fall Calls' by Seniors in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Patch.com

    News from Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services : When Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services modifies a home, it cuts the chances of a senior calling 9-1-1 for a fall by about 53 percent, according to new data compiled by American Medical Response for their service areas in Contra Costa County.

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  12. Danville historian blazes new trails as a modern-day pioneer of San Ramon Valley politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Americans. The founding president of the Museum of the San Ramon Valley and former president of the Contra Costa County Historical Society, she is a local historian, published author and columnist -- a constant "hunter and gatherer" of local history ...

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  13. Now It's Fruit Fly Problem in Contra Costa County; Eradication Efforts Begin This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Patch.com

    Efforts to eradicate an invasive fruit fly species are underway in eastern Contra Costa County after the pests were found in flytraps in Bay Point and Pittsburg, a county spokeswoman said.

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  14. Eradication Efforts Underway After Fruit Fly Species Found in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | ClayCord.com

    Efforts to eradicate an invasive fruit fly species are underway in Contra Costa County after the pests were found in flytraps in Eastern Contra Costa County, a county spokeswoman said.

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  15. Home-Modification Program Dramatically Cuts 911 'Fall Calls' by Seniors in Contra Costa CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Patch.com

    News from Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services : When Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services modifies a home, it cuts the chances of a senior calling 9-1-1 for a fall by about 53 percent, according to new data compiled by American Medical Response for their service areas in Contra Costa County.

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  16. Marty Medin, fireman and fishermanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Point Reyes Light

    ... a commercial fisherman, mechanic and contractor. In the early 1950s, the family moved to El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, where Marty played basketball at the local high school. On a fishing trip to Tomales Bay at the time, the family fell in love ...

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  17. Tri-Valley briefs: Community service nonprofit reopens renamed gift shopRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Tri-Valley Haven will celebrate the reopening of its newly refurbished thrift shop Aug. 2 with door prizes, activities for children and refreshments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Formerly the Buenas Vidas Thrift Store, the shop has been renamed the Tri-Valley Haven Thrift Store and has a remodeled interior.

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  18. Help maintain the community's investmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | New Times SLO

    ... 65 have passed bonds over the last 12 years - nine of which passed over the last two years. Some, like Contra Costa County Community College District, are on their third consecutive bond. Others, like Los Angeles Community College District, passed ...

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  19. Around Alamo: Mount Diablo's annual Hike for Shelter coming upRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Contra Costa Times

    ... get exercise and soothe the soul. And whether you're an avid hiker or weekend warrior, Shelter, Inc. of Contra Costa County is inviting the public to bask in the beauty of the mountain and help raise awareness for the organization, which helps ...

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  20. Rescued birds find new home in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Inside Bay Area

    ... of 6 and 10 from the Richmond Police Activities League, a local organization that teaches youths in West Contra Costa County through athletics, academics and art. In groups of four, the kids carefully brought cat carrier-sized red and blue boxes to ...

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